SB 1472 Workers' compensation; accident reports, filing claims, civil penalty.
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Summary as introduced:
Workers' compensation; accident reports; filing claims; civil penalty. Requires an employer's accident report filed with the Workers' Compensation Commission to include the signature of the injured employee or his personal representative. The measure provides that the employer's filing of the accident report constitutes the filing with the Commission by or on behalf of the employee of a claim for workers' compensation benefits with respect to any injury arising from the accident. The measure also provides that an employer that fails to comply with the requirement that it report an employee's injury or death, or dissuades or deters an employee from filing a claim for compensation, shall be assessed a civil penalty of not more than $500, which civil penalty is increased to not less than $500 and not more than $5,000 if the violation is willful.

Full text:
01/17/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103333D  pdf | impact statement

01/17/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103333D
01/17/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/03/17  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)